Ambulance involved in hit-and-run with Toyota in Lawndale; paramedic injured

The patient in the ambulance was transported to Stroger Hospital.

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Ambulance involved in a crash in Lawndale.

A CFD paramedic was wounded in a hit-and-run after a car crashed into his ambulance Jan. 21, 2020, in Lawndale.

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A Chicago Fire Department paramedic was wounded in a hit-and-run after a car crashed into an ambulance Tuesday in Lawndale on the West Side.

The ambulance was southbound about 1:15 p.m. in the 700 block of South California Avenue when it was struck by a Toyota that was westbound on Flournoy Street, Chicago police said.

The Toyota drove off after the crash, police said.

The paramedic was taken to Rush University Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries, police and fire officials said.

The patient in the ambulance was transported to Stroger Hospital, officials said.

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